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Childhood adversity and midlife suicidal ideation

Stansfeld, S A; Clark, C; Smuk, M; Power, C; Davidson, T; Rodgers, Bryan


BACKGROUND Childhood adversity predicts adolescent suicidal ideation but there are few studies examining whether the risk of childhood adversity extends to suicidal ideation in midlife. We hypothesized that childhood adversity predicts midlife suicidal ideation and this is partially mediated by adolescent internalizing disorders, externalizing disorders and adult exposure to life events and interpersonal difficulties. METHOD At 45 years, 9377 women and men from the UK 1958 British Birth Cohort...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017-01
Type: Journal article
Source: Psychological medicine
DOI: 10.1017/S0033291716002336
Access Rights: Open Access


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